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July 8, 2019
OB80: Bay Area Flying With Max Trescott
Bay Area flying with Max Trescott and a discussion about VFR vs IFR practice approaches.
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80 min
July 1, 2019
OB79: English For Air Traffickers
AG and RH catchup on feedback, AG nearly electrocutes himself, and we get another English lesson from Captain Nick!
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70 min
June 24, 2019
OB78: Practice Approaches: Tips and Tricks
What is the best way to accomplish practice approaches safely and efficiently?
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72 min
June 17, 2019
OB77: Everyone Is Cleared to Land
We discuss what happens when someone forgets to cancel at a non-towered airport and how we make sure they are safe!
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72 min
June 10, 2019
OB76: Help Wanted
How to apply to be an air traffic controller, awesome feedback, and great audio from our listeners!
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81 min
June 3, 2019
OB75: Class Delta Communication and Coordination
AG and RH discuss which controlling ATC facility VFR pilots should call during flight following near Delta airspace.
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69 min
May 27, 2019
OB74: Radio Faces Host Canadian Aces
Live studio recording with AG, RH, CP, and JB! Your feedback and their perspectives!
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65 min
May 20, 2019
OB73: Fun Checkrides and Fat Airplanes
AG and RH discuss checkrides in flying and ATC.
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66 min
May 13, 2019
OB72: The Aviation Community
We are going to dig deep into the inbox and catch up on some awesome feedback. We will also show PATRON’s perspective on air traffic control, her experience during an emergency, and what advice she has for the flying community.
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67 min
May 6, 2019
OB71: Potomac Approach (PCT), Part 2
AG and RH will continue discussion about the complex Potomac Approach airspace.
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71 min
April 29, 2019
OB70: Potomac Approach (PCT), Part 1
How to navigate under VFR near Washington, D.C. and the SFRA!
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77 min
April 22, 2019
OB69: Category III Approaches and Autoland
What is required for an aircraft to use CAT III ILS and autoland?
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68 min
April 15, 2019
OB68: ARTCCs vs TRACONs
AG and RH read some feedback from Foxtrot Foxtrot from “Frozen Tundra Center” and discuss some of the differences between ARTCC and TRACON traffic, equipment, and controllers!
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65 min
April 8, 2019
OB67: Center Controllers Can See The Future
How do center controllers predict and resolve conflict so far away?
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66 min
April 1, 2019
OB66: Beechcraft Days, 100,000 Plays
What are your weather planning considerations when filing IFR to an airport without an IAP?
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61 min
March 25, 2019
OB65: Atlanta TRACON (A80), Part 2
PRM approaches, breakouts, missed approaches, resequencing, and Class Bravo transitions.
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70 min
March 18, 2019
OB64: Atlanta TRACON (A80), Part 1
RH interviews a controller from Atlanta Tracon to learn more about their operation.
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70 min
March 11, 2019
OB63: Speed Restrictions
We break down speed limits, speed restrictions, and why we use speed assignments in the TRIAD airspace. Another great list of aviation bucket list items, too!
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64 min
March 4, 2019
Episode 062: Dodging Primary Targets
How does ATC assign beacon codes and what happens if I forget to turn my transponder on inside of a mode C veil around Class Bravo airspace?
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65 min
February 25, 2019
Episode 061: Family Flight Night
AG and RH discuss Foreflight, flight planning, turbulence avoidance, and family feedback.
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72 min
February 18, 2019
Episode 060: Buzzing The Tower
Juliet Echo Charlie from Atlanta sent in some great questions about helicopter operations on the ATL airport. How do ATL controllers keep the traffic flowing when helicopters are nearby?
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68 min
February 11, 2019
Episode 059: Wrong Way on a Windy Day
RH and AG discuss runway selection, runway use programs, and listener questions.
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65 min
February 4, 2019
Episode 058: The Voice That Puts Out Fires
“The Voice”. AG and RH discuss training and the dreaded “voice” when a trainer (OJTI) over-keys the trainee and starts issuing corrected instructions. Why does this happen? Is it safe?
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65 min
January 28, 2019
Episode 057: Ten Whoppers on a Monday
AG and RH tackle a mountain of emails. Thank you for the awesome feedback, everyone! And thank you for all the support during the shutdown. We are so lucky to be involved in such an awesome aviation community!
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62 min
January 21, 2019
Episode 056: Miracle on the Hudson
AG and RH discuss the "Miracle on the Hudson" and RH's aviation heroes: Captain Sullenberger and First Officer Jeff Skiles.
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66 min
January 14, 2019
Episode 055: International Pizza Party
RH and AG discuss AIM recommended use of transponders, drones, communications during flight following, and more!
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62 min
January 7, 2019
Episode 054: Serving Our Listeners
AG and RH catch up on news and feedback; serving our listeners!
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59 min
December 31, 2018
Episode 053: Lost Letters to Airmen
Pilot deviations are on the rise at VNY; learn how to prevent it from happening to you!
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62 min
December 24, 2018
Episode 052: Christmas Special
Merry Christmas; Feedback Special
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62 min
December 17, 2018
Episode 051: Special VFR Snowpocalypse
What is the point of Special VFR and when would a pilot request the clearance?
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57 min
December 10, 2018
Episode 050: TRSA Time
Thank you for your feedback and questions that drive this show!
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54 min
December 3, 2018
Episode 049: My Gums Tingle
Medical Emergencies and ATC interactions, controller saves, and listener feedback!
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62 min
November 26, 2018
Episode 048: Thanksgiving Blues and Night Vision Clues
VFR Flight Plans, Communication Confusion, Thanksgiving Traffic
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59 min
November 19, 2018
Episode 047: Feedback Frenzy, Checkride Envy
Checkride time in Australia!
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53 min
November 12, 2018
Episode 046: Turn Up The Heat Immediately!
Who decides which approach is advertised on the ATIS?
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66 min
November 5, 2018
Episode 045: Smooth Radar Jazz
What is happening in the tracon when controllers are not talking to planes?
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55 min
October 29, 2018
Episode 044: Must Go Faster
Immediately expedite with no delay!
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51 min
October 22, 2018
Episode 043: Transmission Timing and Standby Etiquette
Why is ATC telling me to standby?
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60 min
October 15, 2018
Episode 042: Victory Vector, Come On Over to My Sector
AG and RH discuss approach clearance requirements.
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61 min
October 8, 2018
Episode 041: Planetary Alignment, Reroute Assignment
Why can't I fly directly over this giant Class B airport at 4000'?
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62 min
October 1, 2018
Episode 040: Wheels Flyin' Off
Student solo loses her right main landing gear during a practice flight and all ends well!
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66 min
September 24, 2018
Episode 039: Map Overload
Map madness and fix frenzy: what do we see on our displays?
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62 min
September 17, 2018
Episode 038: Training Schnozzle, Part 2
How do we train a new hire in RADAR at TRIAD ATCT?
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62 min
September 10, 2018
Episode 037: Training Schnozzle, Part 1
How do we train a new hire in the tower at TRIAD ATCT?
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59 min
September 3, 2018
Episode 036: Ammunition PIREP
PIREP TIME! Pilot weather reports matter!
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62 min
August 27, 2018
Episode 035: Alert 2, Bacon Fire!
Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting!
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62 min
August 21, 2018
Episode 034: Luck of the Irish
Invisible airspace boundaries are like walls in the sky!
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59 min
August 13, 2018
Episode 033: The Great East West ATC Throwdown
Follow up from Episode 032 regarding ODPs, the Seattle crash, and an interview with BG, host of "Podcasting on a Plane".
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70 min
August 6, 2018
Episode 032: Havoc Five Eight Crash
How do you stay clear of obstacles departing IFR from a non-towered airport?
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62 min
July 30, 2018
Episode 031: Escaping Non-Towered Airports
How do you pick up an IFR clearance at a non-towered airport?
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70 min
July 23, 2018
Episode 030: Captain Al's Waterspout Cornucopia
Thank you, Captain Al for your wonderful feedback!
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66 min
July 16, 2018
Episode 029: Dispatcher Lingo and Slot Time Bingo
An in depth conversation about dispatching and air traffic interactions.
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65 min
July 9, 2018
Episode 028: NOTAM Novels
NOTAMS have gotten out of control!
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69 min
July 2, 2018
Episode 027: Missed Approach Mountain Mayhem
What happens if you go missed in the mountains below MDA?
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64 min
June 25, 2018
Episode 026: How to Apply to Be an Air Traffic Controller
AG and RH guide you through the process of applying to be an Air Traffic Controller!
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72 min
June 18, 2018
Episode 025: Musketeer Madness
Captain Mike and First Officer Jeff travel through TRIAD!
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65 min
June 11, 2018
Episode 024: Flying Squirrels in Dark Caves
What do we see on our radar screen?
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62 min
June 4, 2018
Episode 023: Endless Vectors to 18 Airports
When AG and RH rule the Galactic Aviation Universe . . .
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61 min
May 29, 2018
Episode 022: Kangaroos on the Runway
What happens when a new runway is built at a busy airport?
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60 min
May 22, 2018
Episode 021: Starship Enterprise, Possible Pilot Deviation
Possible pilot deviation, Advise you call TRIAD Approach!
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73 min
May 14, 2018
Episode 020: Catalina Wine Mixer and Blue Angels
Blue Angels, F35, helicopters, and more!
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44 min
May 7, 2018
Episode 019: Holding Hands on Finals to Parallel Runways
Parallel Runway Operations and Separation Requirements
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62 min
April 30, 2018
Episode 018: The Clearance Heard Across the County
Listener feedback, long range audio, evacuations, and more!
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59 min
April 23, 2018
Episode 017: Our Thoughts on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380
AG and RH discuss SWA1380
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67 min
April 16, 2018
Episode 016: Readbacks and Shout-Outs!
Why are read backs so important to the safety of the NAS?
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66 min
April 9, 2018
Episode 015: International Flights and Instructing with "Zak the Seven Six Guy"
Take a trip on a 75/767 to Europe with Zak, our first guest co-host!
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71 min
April 2, 2018
Episode 014: Air Traffic CRM and Going Missed on a Visual Approach
Crew Resource Management and ATC Teamwork!
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59 min
March 27, 2018
Episode 013: Caution Wake Turbulence, Flying Porta Potty
AG and RH discuss wake turbulence separation requirements, pilot wake avoidance techniques, and real life encounters with wake turbulence.
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57 min
March 20, 2018
Episode 012: Lost Communications
Night, IMC, IFR weather, missed approach, NORDO, now what?
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59 min
March 13, 2018
Episode 011: Unverified Altitudes and Mode C
Transponders, altimeter settings, and unverified altitudes.
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54 min
March 9, 2018
Episode 010: A Trip Down Memory Lane on a DC-10
AG and RH discuss their earliest memories of aviation, planes, and air traffic.
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76 min
March 1, 2018
Episode 009: Zooming into Non-Towered Airports and CTAF
How does ATC help keep you safe going into a non-towered airport under IFR?
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64 min
February 21, 2018
Episode 008: Approach Briefings, Holds, EFC times, and Fuel Emergencies
AG Flies to DCA! Holds, EFCs, and Fuel Emergencies
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66 min
February 15, 2018
Episode 007: Practice Approaches, APG dinner, and "Zippy" says hello!
Practice Approaches, APG dinner, and "Zippy" says hello!
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68 min
February 6, 2018
Episode 006: VFR Flights Matter
VFR Flights Matter and AG and RH are answering GA questions about VFR in the NAS
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60 min
January 31, 2018
Episode 005: Reroutes, Reduced Runway Separation, and RAs
Reroutes, Reduced Runway Separation, RAs
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64 min
January 23, 2018
OB004: "Cleared to Land" and Solving The Mystery of "Opposing Bases"
What are "Opposing Bases"?
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51 min
January 17, 2018
OB003: Go Around: The Controller's Perspective
The controller's perspective on the SFO Go Around last week.
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44 min
January 9, 2018
OB002: Air Traffic Tackles the Autopilot
Understanding airplane automation and how it plays an important role in air traffic control.
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50 min
January 3, 2018
OB001: Welcome to Opposing Bases Air Traffic Talk
Getting the introductions out of the way . . . welcome to Opposing Bases!
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52 min
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